Tag Archives: PMU

PMU appoints ‘transformation expert’ Emmanuelle Malecaze-Doublet as new CFO

SBC News PMU appoints 'transformation expert' Emmanuelle Malecaze-Doublet as new CFO

French racing operator Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) continues its ongoing executive management restructure confirming the appointment of Emmanuelle Malecaze-Doublet as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Malecaze-Doublet joins PMU leadership from US management consultancy firm McKinsey & Company, where she served as Associate Partner for French apparel and consumer goods industries. Working alongside new PMU Chief Executive Cyril Linette, Malecaze-Doublet will lead the PMU’s new …

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Sportium ESP expands racing live inventory with French PMU

SBC News Sportium ESP expands racing live inventory with French PMU

Ladbrokes and Grupo Cirsa, Spanish market bookmaker Sportium has announced that it will amplify its horseracing inventory by adding the syndicated content of French racing operators Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU). Agreeing on partnership terms, Sportium will be able to offer PMU French racing days and events, which will further be streamed across Sportium betting platforms (land-based and digital). Working on …

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French Court charges PMU of anti-competitive practices during 2010 separation

SBC News French Court charges PMU of anti-competitive practices during 2010 separation

The Paris High Court of Appeals has upheld an original verdict against state-owned racing operator Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) with regards to ‘abusing its position of influence by enacting anti-competitive business practices’. PMU governance had challenged a February 2018 ruling by France’s Commercial Tribunal against the betting firm, which had deemed its horseracing operations between 2010-2015 as restrictive to licensed …

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PMU appoints Antoine Levan to lead rebrand

SBC News PMU appoints Antoine Levan to lead rebrand

French state-owned racing operator Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) has announced the appointment of Antoine Levan as new Marketing Director. Levan joins PMU leadership, from French household appliances manufacturer Conforama where he held the position of Director of Marketing & Communications (2016-2018). Furthermore, Levan serves on the Board of Directors for French media/advertising trade body ‘Le Club des Annonceurs’.   Confirming the appointment …

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PMU appoints new leadership duo to revive French racing prospects

SBC News PMU appoints new leadership duo to revive French racing prospects

French state-owned racing operator Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) has moved to restructure its senior executive leadership team, confirming the appointments of Cyril Linette as new Group Chief Executive, supported by Bertrand Meheut as Group Chairman. The executive appointments have been approved by the PMU’s governance stakeholders of France Galop (racetrack operator), LeTROT French racing’s governing body and the French Ministry …

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French Renaissance: PMU reports first annual revenue increase since 2011

SBC News French Renaissance: PMU reports first annual revenue increase since 2011

French betting operator Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) has announced that for the first time in five years its annual revenue has increased. Detailing its provisional operating revenue for the year of 2017, PMU reported a 2% rise on the previous year with revenue of €9.92 billion. A significant factor in the growth came from the group’s international racing division, which …

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PMU promotes Paul Cohen Scali to Director of Group Operations & Systems

SBC News PMU promotes Paul Cohen Scali to Director of Group Operations & Systems

France state-owned sports betting operator Paris Mutuel Urbain (PMU), continues the restructure of its retail betting network confirming the promotion of Paul Cohen Scali to the position of Director of Operations and Information Systems. A PMU operations veteran, Scali takes on the senior executive role having previously served as the operator’s Director of IT & Systems (2009-2017). An experienced IT engineer …

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First to Market…PMU launches ‘Cash-Out’ for French Market via NYX OpenBet partnership

SBC News First to Market...PMU launches 'Cash-Out' for French Market via NYX OpenBet partnership

Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) has become the first French-licensed operator to integrate and service a ‘Cash-Out’ functionality in partnership with NYX Gaming sports betting subsidiary OpenBet. The bookmaker has launched the service through its deeper integration of OpenBet provisions, which has seen the betting platform provider upgrade its software services for the French state-owned operator. PMU marketing has supported the …

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PMU France appoints Patrick Fontana as retail network lead

SBC News PMU France appoints Patrick Fontana as retail network lead

France state-owned sports betting operator Paris Mutuel Urbain (PMU) has confirmed the appointment of Patrick Fontana as its new Director of Commercial Properties. An experienced French business executive, Fontana will take over leadership and strategy of managing PMU’s network of +13,000 retail betting points across France. Furthermore, Fontana will be a key stakeholder of PMU retail projects, as the operator seeks …

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